Cultivar: Marie

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Marie
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.1

1916-Farr:27 Medium size, flat, compact, semi-rose type. Lilac-white, fading to milk-white, 2(7), golden yellow, 2(16), staminodes or short, narrow petals around the collar. Fragrance X.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1868
Breeder: Calot
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: very late

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
14538 Nichols Arboretum yes
18908 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
14538 Nichols Arboretum
18908 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:27 Medium size, flat, compact, semi-rose type. Lilac-white, fading to milk-white, 2(7), golden yellow, 2(16), staminodes or short, narrow petals around the collar. Fragrance X. Very tall, free bloomer. Very late. 75 cts.

1918-B006-I:15

1921-B014:16 Symposium II rating: 8.1

1923-SPN:348

1928-B:44 Double. 8.1 (Sym. 1925). White.

1928-B-d:117 Double type; large; very late. Very pale old-rose-pink, changing quickly to white, brightened by a ring of yellow stamens and staminodes in the collar; fragrance fair. Very tall; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. It is not a very distinct variety and is not widely distributed. Its chief merit seems to be its very late flowering. "This variety has always appealed to me as very handsome and quite distinct."—Fewkes.

1976-K:059 (Calot, 1868) - Double - Pink - Very Late. Very tall. Fair fragrance. Large. Very pale old-rose-pink, changing quickly to white, brightened by a ring of yellow stamens and staminodes in the collar. Floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Lilac-white, fading to milk-white, golden yellow

1928 - White 1928 - Very pale old-rose-pink, changing quickly to white, brightened by a ring of yellow stamens

1976 - Very pale old-rose-pink, changing quickly to white, brightened by a ring of yellow stamens

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Fragrance X

1976 - Fair Fragrance

Historic information about this cultivar includes published information courtesy of the American Peony Society.

 

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